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Volume 16, Number 12—December 2010

Letter

Serologic Evidence of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Infection in Dogs, Italy

William G. DundonComments to Author , Paola De Benedictis, Elisabetta Viale, and Ilaria Capua
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro, Italy

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Anagraphic data and HI and MN titers of canine serum specimens against A/Verona/Italy/2810/2009 (H1N1), 2009*

Sample no.
Species
Birth date
Sample origin, Italy
Coordinates
Sample date/wk
HI
MN
4410 English setter 2005 Jun 5 Mercato Saraceno 43°57′0′′N,12°12′0′′E Nov 24/43 32 640
4438 Labrador retriever 2005 Oct10 Casale Monferrato 45°8′3′′N, 8°27′30′′E Nov 26/44 32 160
4444 Chihuahua 2008 Apr 7 Mantaova 45°10′0′′N, 10°48′0′′E Nov 30/44 16 160
4460 Small cross-breed 2005 Jan 20 Milano 45°27′50.98′′N, 9°11′25.21′′E Nov 30/44 256 >2,560
4517 Italian Segugio 2007 Jul 4 Giussano 45°42′0′′N, 9°13′0′′E Nov 30/44 128 640
4520 Shih tzu 2007 Dec 8 Peschiera del Garda 45°26′0′′N, 10°41′0′′E Dec 2/46 64 320
4618 Yorkshire terrier 2008 Dec 21 Garda 45°34′0′′N, 10°43′0′′E Dec 9/45 256 >2,560

*HI, hemagglutination inhibition; MN, microneutralization.

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